Aerospace and Defence
Morson are the UK's No.1 aerospace recruiter, supplying the aerospace and defence industry for 50 years.
We currently have over 7,000 blue and white contractors on assignment across the globe.
We pride ourselves on our involvement with some of the world’s most prominent aerospace and defence organisations, having developed good working relationships with companies that are running many of the most exciting aerospace projects the industry has to offer.
In such a diverse industry, aviation and aerospace jobs can take candidates down a wide range of career paths, both internationally and here in the UK. With aerospace jobs required in both military and civilian aviation projects, this dynamic sector regularly throws up a whole host of new opportunities for those interested in working in the industry. Candidates can find opportunities from aviation quality and inspection jobs to aeronautical engineering.
Our aerospace and defence recruitment teams are divided into five specialist sectors - systems and software, design and analysis, manufacturing and production, MRO, and professional services. Dividing our recruitment teams in this way helps us cater for individuals and organisations looking to fill specialist aerospace jobs. Our specialist recruitment teams have a proven track record of being able to locate and successfully place talent across the full lifecycle of aviation and aerospace projects, from the initial design, test and validation stages through to the manufacturing, production and delivery phases. From our extensive candidate talent pool, we are able to source personnel who have vast skill sets, enabling us to recruit individuals that can support the components of each technical area across land, sea and air platforms.
Our dedicated Systems and Software division continues to develop and grow as the demand and requirements for specialist personnel increases. Our team have experience placing systems and software engineering candidates across all areas of the aerospace and defence sector, from complex missile systems contracts, to the integration of sophisticated avionics systems in aircraft and helicopters.
The specialist recruitment consultants that make up our aerospace design team are experts in their field. We’ve got experience sourcing and supplying exceptional individuals for niche disciplines in projects both in the UK and around the world. We work with some of the world’s most prominent and exciting aerospace and defence organisations, who are always on the lookout for candidates of exceptional quality to fulfil challenging new roles.
We have full capability in blue and white collar skills, able to supply personnel globally. With 40 years as the UK's leading recruitment supplier our core disciplines range from manufactuing engineers to jig and tool designers.
We provide resources and line maintenance support from 'A checks' through to 'D checks', service bulletins and engine changes. Other support activites include: process management, fuel tank repair, AOG teams, training and apprenticeships. We work with Airbus and Boeing fleets, military fixed wing and rotary aircraft with over 3000 personnel on assignment. In 2018 Morson expanded our MRO capabilities by gaining EASA Part 145 approvals on Boeing 737, Airbus A320 and A330 aircraft. Our MRO activities are an exciting new part of the business that is growing fast. Morson’s line stations have full tooling provision and utilise the latest and greatest equipment in the business. This includes mobile iPads with Morson’s proprietary aircraft maintenance system “MAES.mobile”.
Our professional services recruitment team completes our 'one stop shop' offering of aerospace recruitment services. We recruit for finance, HR, procurement and business change verticals and have 750 white collar contractors on client sites.
We spoke to Senior Systems Engineer at Thales, Estel Dandridge, who took us through the project and her career...
Morson International are looking to recruit Mechanical Fitters, local to Barrow-In-Furness, on behalf of our prestigious defence client, BAE Systems. Successful candidates must be time served, and able to provide an apprenticeship certificate. Experience in ship/submarine building preferable Experience with large vehicle mechanics will be considered Plant maintenance experience preferred Various shifts will apply, including night shift/back shift. Uplift in rate for shifts. Due to the nature of this role, successful candidates will be required to take a medical, and gain SC clearance before eligible for a start date, with contracts looking to start later in the year.
Principal Systems Engineer - Internal Communications & Platform Data Systems Design Engineer Barrow in Furness, Cumbria - 6 month contract - £53 p/h Ltd Co Role Overview Internal communications and platform data system design engineer required to work on a Submarine programme in Barrow. We envisage the successful applicant to have an understanding of 1 or more of the following; Design and deployment of Voice Over IP (VOIP) networks. Deployment of Private Branch Exchange systems Acoustics Modelling and Simulation Speech Quality Analysis Design of Public Address or Voice Alarm or Installed Sound Systems Design of audio distribution systems Design of trunked radio systems Design of communications systems for safety critical applications Design and installation of electrical equipment in explosive atmospheres Proven ability in system or equipment design is essential. Additional Security Information: We seek a Communications / Data Systems Design Engineer who has worked in a military / defence environment / industry within the last 12 months OR who is capable of obtaining Security Clearance (SC level minimum).
Electronic Warfare System Concepts, Requirements & Design Engineer Luton - 6 month duration - £45 p/h Ltd We are looking to recruit a full lifecycle Systems Engineer to develop concepts, requirements and perform functional analysis for an advanced multi-function EW system integral to a future multi-role combat aircraft. Responsibilities: Definition, design and development of an advanced EW system to perform (i) passive and active surveillance, and (Ii) countermeasures to mitigate posed threats to the platform. Definition of requirements for the overall EW system and its subsystem elements. Liaise with design specialists to develop candidate concepts and architectures. Perform systems functional analysis and refine architectures for receiver and transmitter systems. Develop design specifications suitable to inform and guide implementation teams. Use modelling to explore the design space and perform system analysis and trade-off studies. Produce technical reports of key findings and recommendations for delivery to customers & industry partners. Travel within the UK to meet with our customers and industry partners. Requirements: Strong understanding of systems engineering principles and experience of early lifecycle system development. Proven ability in writing and interpreting requirements specifications and designing test procedures. Knowledge of EW technology, performance, operational capabilities, and use (particularly RF systems). Proficiency in the use of mathematical modelling tools such as MATLAB and Simulink. Excellent written and verbal presentation ability. Knowledge of architecture frameworks (e.g. SysML) tools (e.g. Enterprise Architect / Rhapsody) and requirements management methods and tools (e.g. DOORS). Knowledge of military passive and active RF sensor systems, including signal processing and identification, and emitter classification would be desirable. Please note, due to the sensitive nature of the project all candidates must be capable of gaining a UK MOD Security Clearance (SC level). The client are happy to consider engineers who are not currently SC cleared, but you will need to wait for the SC application to be completed prior to starting.
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